Scalpel's Edge

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Misunderstanding

May 29, 2015

When we arrived in Nepal three months ago, we had not learnt any Nepali.  All medical services and teaching is […]


An operating day

May 18, 2015

In Tansen about 75% of the surgical cases are elective, usually booked about 3-7 days in advance. The other 25% […]


Australia, the lucky country

May 13, 2015

On Saturday April 25, a 7.9 magnitude earthquake occurred in Nepal, followed by numerous aftershocks, some as large as 6.7. […]


Photo challenge: Close up

February 25, 2015

As part of our adventure, Luke and I have decided to do a daily or weekly photo challenge. The current […]


Outpatients from Oz

February 25, 2015

Amongst other things, I went to my first general surgical outpatients today. I attended not quite half of the outpatients […]


New Beginnings

February 24, 2015

Today my baby went off to school for the very first time.  It was buried in such a busy day […]


Photo challenge: From Above

February 16, 2015

As part of our adventure, Luke and I have decided to do a daily or weekly photo challenge. Today’s theme […]


Emergency surgery atThe Northern taught me…

February 16, 2015

Never just casually walk down a street in Epping/Broadmeadows.  It is a clear invitation for random individuals to stab, punch […]


Farewell

February 15, 2015

Farewell to our house of thirteen years and farewell to living in Melbourne (when we return we will live in […]


Healthy Curiosity

February 9, 2015

  Conversation in the Car Mr A: Imagine that there was a little kid who was four, and a really […]

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